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UB alum and entrepreneur Bradley Cheetham came back to campus to share best practices for starting and maintaining a successful business.

As a summer research project, Adrian Denner, an undergraduate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, set out to scavenge useful energy from the vibrations of a thermoacoustic resonator.
Over the past two years, five faculty members from UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have received awards from the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Region 1 chapter.

The work by UB’s Shenqiang Ren and Chi Zhou earned a spot among the top 25 semifinalists in the third cycle of the NASA iTech competition.

Aero Expo interviews Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, about what might happen if a drone collides with an airplane.
An article in Wired about Rolls-Royce’s marine-focused enterprise to use artificial intelligence to develop completely autonomous ships reports Buffalo Automation, a startup with close ties to UB, has developed a system that can control ships up to 800 feet long.
An article in the Niagara Gazette  profiles Jessica Evans, an aerospace engineering senior, who received a scholarship from the American Association of University Women.
“It was the most beautiful place I have ever been to. From the top of the hills, we could see miles and miles of mountains, trees and coffee bushes,” said Aaron Chaney, secretary of Engineers Without Borders and a student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.